Master of Arts in History / Public History
Norwich University

Program Details

Pursue advanced opportunities in your field with the online Master of Arts in History degree program from Norwich University. Designed for your professional success, the program offers four concentration options to help you think critically about history, the context of events and information sources and improve your research, analysis and communication skills for the workplace. As a student, you'll choose from concentrations in American History, World History, Public History and Legal and Constitutional History, and explore a curriculum guided by the American Historical Association’s (AHA) five elements of mastery.

Courses are taught by faculty members with years of experience in diverse positions within the field. Committed to your success as a student and a professional after graduation, many faculty members can provide you with one-on-one support and careful instruction to help ensure you graduate fully prepared for the career you want. The courses required for the online master's in history program are regularly updated to address culturally relevant topics, including race, gender and law. You can examine such topics in a historical context to better understand current events and the progress of our nation and the world.

Norwich offers multiple start dates each year and a flexible online learning platform allowing you to complete courses around your schedule. Courses are offered in 11-week sessions and can be accessed from the time and place of your choice.

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Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Norwich University is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • The final academic requirement for the program is a residency at the Norwich University campus in Vermont.